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Barney"s Version

Mordecai Richler

Barney"s Version

by Mordecai Richler

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Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC Audio) .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7627078M
ISBN 100660190443
ISBN 109780660190440
OCLC/WorldCa54998162

In what is perhaps the most personal and feeling book of Richler's career, Barney Panofsky--whose trashy TV company has made him a small fortune--recalls with nostalgia and pain his young manhood in the Paris of the early '50s, and his lifelong passion for wine, women, and the Montreal Canadiens.5/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Barney's Version book by Mordecai Richler. Barney Panofsky smokes too many cigars, drinks too much whiskey, and is obsessed with two things: the Montreal Canadiens hockey team and his ex-wife Miriam. An Free shipping over $/5(5).

A novel by Canadian author Mordecai Richler, which turned out to be his final work of fiction before his death in Later made into a film directed by Richard Lewis. The novel is the life story of one Barney Panofsky, a rather grumpy Montreal Jew (just like the protagonist of every. Dec 16,  · If You’re Happy and You Know It | Nursery Rhymes Collection and Baby Songs from Dave and Ava - Duration: Dave and Ava - Nursery Rhymes and Baby Songs ,, views.

vintage-memorabilia.com: BARNEY'S VERSION () by Mordecai Richler and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Barney's Version by Michael Konyves Based on the novel by Mordecai Richler. WHITE 1. INT. DEN - BARNEY AND MIRIAM'S APARTMENT - NIGHT Barney opens the book - dumps a handful of peanuts on the page, POUNDS it shut with his fist, then flips it back open and starts eating from the cracked nuts. WHITE


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67 year old Canadian Barney Parnofsky decides to sit down to write his memoirs and we have Barney's Version. What a treat of a book.

Totally unexecpected. Richeler has created a character in this book that is one of the most realistic that I've ever encountered. Barney is a rascal-a hard drinking, hard smoking, hard living type of guy/5.

Aug 17,  · Barney's Version (Vintage International) [Mordecai Richler, Michael Panofsky] on vintage-memorabilia.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Barney Panofsky—Canadian expat, wily Barneys Version book of women, writer, television producer, raconteur—is finally putting pen to paper so he can rebut the charges about him made in his rival’s autobiography.

Whether it’s ranting about his bohemian misadventures /5(54). So Barney, who has never written a book in his life, decides to retaliate in kind. But is Barney's version any nearer to the truth than Terry's?Barney is an old rogue and I'm sure he would be a nightmare in real life, but his memoirs are engaging, full of yearning for the woman who was the love of his life/5.

About Barney’s Version Charged with comic energy and a steely disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barney’s Version is a major Richler novel, the most personal and feeling book of a long and distinguished career. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Barney's Version Barney Panofsky tells his life story, complete with three wives, three children, and a possibly murdered best friend.

Barney Panofsky is a hard living, curmudgeonly television producer, and “Barney's Version” is the story of his life's successes and failures, professional and personal.

What disturbs me most about Mordecai Richler’s novel, Barney’s Version, now available in a new paperback edition as well as a major motion picture with Paul Giamatti, is that it took me almost 15 years to get around to reading it.

This is one hell of a masterful piece of fiction. It has everything you could want from a novel—humor and poignancy, complexity and passion, eloquence and Author: Jack Goodstein.

Barney's version Barney's version is a narrative, where the protagonist gives a summary of his life and what he has achieved so far. Barney is and old and lonely man. A new book is coming out that highlights certain details he wishes to keep secret.

He reflects on his life and falling in love on his wedding day with another woman. Barney's Version is a Canadian film that feels American. Dec 23,  · It is a movie that the 50+ crowd will find to be meaningful and honest.

There is a lot to dislike about Barney and the way he has hurt others, yet there is a good heart underneath it all (as he yet fulfills the adage of being his own worst enemy).

This was a wonderful movie, now I'm looking forward to reading the book and then seeing it again/10(K). Barney's Version is a Canadian comedy-drama film directed by Richard J. Lewis, based on the novel of the same name by Mordecai Richler.

The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. 1 Plot 2 CastBased on: Barney's Version, by Mordecai Richler.

In his novel Barney’s Version (), Mordecai Richler uses layers of narrative to create an unreliable reality cloaked in a self-serving autobiography as an old man recounts his life while battling mental lapses and old age; his work is explicitly edited by his son, who. Aug 17,  · Barney's Version is his memoir, a rambling, digressive rant, full of revisions and factual errors (corrected in footnotes written by his son) and enough insults for everyone, particularly vegetarians and Quebec separatists.

But Barney does get around to telling his life story, a desperately funny but sad series of bungled relationships/5(55). Based on Mordecai Richler's award winning novel -- his last and, arguably, best -- "Barney's Version" is the warm, wise and witty story of the politically incorrect life of Barney Panofsky.

The 79%. Dec 21,  · Charged with comic energy and a steely disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barney's Version is a major Richler novel, the most personal and feeling book of a long and distinguished vintage-memorabilia.com in the first person, it gives us the life (and what a life!) of Barney Panofsky--whose trashy TV company, Totally Useless Productions, has made him a small fortune; whose three wives include a /5(12).

Free download or read online Barneys Version pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Mordecai Richler. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,/5. Readers may never love Barney Panofsky, the self-destructive, self-loathing, derisive, womanizing, hot-tempered antihero of Richler's latest novel. But by the end of what he calls this story of my w.

I read Mordecai's Barney's version and I saw the movie. Both are excellent even though I enjoyed the book more than its cinematic version.

I must note that it is not difficult to notice the similarity between Mordecai's Barney's Version and Bellow's masterpiece Herzog, both in terms of the protagonist and in terms of the writing style.4/5(21).

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Dec 31,  · Listen to and download Barney’s Version audiobook by Mordecai Richler without annoying advertising. The story is about Barney Panofsky who is a Canadian expat and the lover of ladies, are a writer, a TV production worker, and a jack of many things that he loves to do.

The book is written by Scott Hawkins, who has The Water Dancer. Check out this great listen on vintage-memorabilia.com Barney Panofsky - Canadian expat, wily lover of women, writer, television producer, raconteur - is finally putting pen to paper so he can rebut the charges about him made in his rival’s autobiography.

Whether it’s ranting about his bohemian m. Barney's Version is his memoir, a rambling, digressive rant, full of revisions and factual errors (corrected in footnotes written by his son) and enough insults for everyone, particularly vegetarians and Quebec separatists.

But Barney does get around to telling his life story, a desperately funny but sad series of bungled vintage-memorabilia.com Range: $ - $Jan 19,  · "Barney’s Version" is based on a novel by Mordecai Richler, whose The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz () is also the life story of a flawed but lovable Jewish character from Montreal.

Barney’s story is told in retrospect, in the form of a response to a book written by a cop who is convinced Barney murdered his best friend/4.Barney's Version, the long-gestated screen adaptation of Mordecai Richler's novel, succeeds at reproducing its author's tone as well as prior Richler cinematizations.

Fans will have no problem instantly identifying Richler's voice -- that of a Montreal native unafraid to make wickedly barbed and satirical, yet deeply affectionate.